In response to COVID-19, the President has announced The College of New Jersey is adopting practices of social distance and preparing for remote work options. The Information Technology Department is providing this fact sheet to ensure you have access to the necessary campus resources.
|Things to do to prepare for working remotely:
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|Zoom is a multi-platform web conferencing service that TCNJ now provides for free to staff, faculty, and students.
Zoom allows you to schedule meetings and send out calendar invites with information on how your meeting attendees can join in via their computer, phone, or mobile app.
Before getting started with Zoom, go to tcnj.zoom.com, click “Sign In,” and then log in using your TCNJ credentials to activate your Zoom account.
Additional Zoom resources can be found at the TCNJ Help Desk
TCNJ uses Duo for mutli-factor authentication (MFA) for access to systems like VPN, Virtual Lab, etc. Setup Duo using the Duo Device manager website https://ddm.tcnj.edu Additional information can be found on the Help Desk website. Duo Multifactor Authentication
|TCNJ Virtual Apps
The Virtual Apps portal allows TCNJ faulty, staff, and students to access computer lab applications, network drives, and file, from anywhere, anytime, on any device. Duo authentication is required to access the Virtual Apps. Access the Virtual Apps at https://tcnj.edu/apps and additional information can be found on the Help Desk website.
Hold large meetings, for up to 250 participants per call; Live streaming for up to 100,000 viewers within a domain, the ability to record meetings and save them to Google Drive
Video: How to create a Google Meet meeting via TCNJ Google Calendar
Hangouts Chat makes it easy for teams to be able to get their work done in one place. From direct messages to group conversations, Chat helps teams collaborate easily and efficiently. With dedicated, virtual rooms to house projects over time — plus threaded conversations — Chat makes it simple to track progress and follow up tasks.
Google Drive gives you the ability to save and share files independent of the campus network. Save/move your files on network or local drives to Google Drive for easy access and sharing.
There are some systems that require direct access to our campus network (i.e. R/H Drives, EMS, etc). TCNJ provides VPN access to connect to these systems remotely. Connecting to TCNJ VPN requires Duo authentication. Download the TCNJ VPN client at https://vpn.tcnj.edu additional information about VPN can be found on the Help Desk website. TCNJ VPN Setup additional information about accessing TCNJ network drives from off campus can be found here Off Campus Network Drive Access
How do I access my voicemail from off-campus?
Call 609-771-2222. When the announcer starts talking, immediately press the # key. If she completes her announcement before you press #, you need to hang-up and try again. Once you successfully press #, you will be prompted for your extension/mailbox number and then your voicemail password (press # after you enter your password, but not after you enter your extension).
How do I set my out-of-office greeting?
From on-campus, simply access your voicemail and press 3 (phone manager functions) then press 6 (record out of office greeting). From off-campus call 609-771-2222. When the announcer starts talking, immediately press the # key. If she completes her announcement before you press #, you need to hang-up and try again. Once you successfully press #, you will be prompted for your extension and then your voicemail password (press # after you enter your password, but not after you enter your extension). Once you’ve accessed the voicemail system menu, press 3 (phone manager functions) then press 6 (record out of office greeting).
To disable your out-of-office greeting use the instructions above to access your voicemail again. It will notify you that you have an out-of-office message set. Press 4 to disable it or press 5 to keep it active.
Need Help? Information Technology Help Desk can be reached at 609-771-2660 Mon-Fri 7:30am – 5:00pm or via email firstname.lastname@example.org